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Sat Sep 5, 2015, 08:39 AM

Income inequality is Hi-Larious!

That's the funniest thing!



Three of the world's richest and most powerful people (and Timothy Geithner) had a good laugh over income inequality earlier this year.

Former Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin, Henry Paulson and Geithner were asked about the issue by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg during a conference in Beverly Hills. When Paulson responded that he'd been working on income inequality since his days at Goldman Sachs, Geithner quipped, "In which direction?"

"You were increasing it!"
cracked Rubin, as everyone on stage roared with laughter.





To learn more about this pic:
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/09/05/1418655/-Income-inequality-is-Hi-Larious#

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Reply Income inequality is Hi-Larious! (Original post)
kpete Sep 2015 OP
Stuart G Sep 2015 #1
cantbeserious Sep 2015 #2
Lizzie Poppet Sep 2015 #3
Blus4u Sep 2015 #4
smirkymonkey Sep 2015 #24
Blus4u Sep 2015 #5
closeupready Sep 2015 #23
Tom_Foolery Sep 2015 #6
Blus4u Sep 2015 #7
corkhead Sep 2015 #8
Duppers Sep 2015 #18
azmom Sep 2015 #26
jalan48 Sep 2015 #9
hifiguy Sep 2015 #16
jalan48 Sep 2015 #17
nxylas Sep 2015 #10
Uncle Joe Sep 2015 #11
Duppers Sep 2015 #19
Octafish Sep 2015 #12
CharlotteVale Sep 2015 #13
hifiguy Sep 2015 #15
azmom Sep 2015 #27
hifiguy Sep 2015 #14
awoke_in_2003 Sep 2015 #21
smirkymonkey Sep 2015 #25
awoke_in_2003 Sep 2015 #20
closeupready Sep 2015 #22

Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 08:44 AM

1. Arrogant Assholes..what else is there to say?....k and r..nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 08:54 AM

2. Know Thy Enemy - Oligarchs, Corporations And Banks - Leaches To Their Core

eom

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 09:00 AM

3. Two words for those assholes: French Revolution.

 

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Response to Lizzie Poppet (Reply #3)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 09:21 AM

4. They should be first

in the guillotine line.

That's one honor these fuckers have earned!

Peace

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Response to Blus4u (Reply #4)

Sun Sep 6, 2015, 09:50 AM

24. +1000

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 09:47 AM

5. It's interesting that they are

At the Milken Inst. named after founder Michael Milken who was indicted in 1989, and subsequently convicted for irregularities in the junk bond market.

Peace

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Response to Blus4u (Reply #5)

Sun Sep 6, 2015, 09:46 AM

23. Ahyes, ok - someone else noticed, too. I thought

 

I was the only one.

Interesting indeed.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 09:53 AM

6. Yeah, let them eat cake...

That's a real knee slapper until someone loses his/her head over it. Right? Enjoy the laughs. Everything comes to an end, assholes!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 10:19 AM

8. While they have their puppets in both parties and the media distract the rabble

by getting them fighting over abortion, "illegals", and teh gay, they further consolidate their power and steal us blind

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Response to corkhead (Reply #8)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 07:30 PM

18. +100

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Response to corkhead (Reply #8)

Sun Sep 6, 2015, 10:16 AM

26. +1000000

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 11:10 AM

9. How did we get these Republicans in an Obama Administration? That's not what I voted for.

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Response to jalan48 (Reply #9)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 02:27 PM

16. The Geithner and Clinton appointments

 

before he was even sworn in, were conclusive proof that the left of the party had been chumped, had, snookered, conned, hoaxed and pantsed in the middle of the schoolyard by Barack Obama. Just like we were by Bill Clinton.

No More Turd Way, Ever.

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Response to hifiguy (Reply #16)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 02:43 PM

17. Yep-turd weighers they be.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 11:11 AM

10. Unusual to see them openly admit it

I guess they realise nobody's buying the "trickle down" bullshit any more.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 11:26 AM

11. I tried to find the video of that particular exchange but couldn't find it, interestingly

I did find this video and Paulson's response to a question as to the number 1 issue of the 2016 election at about the 1:24 mark.



Thanks for the thread, kpete.

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Response to Uncle Joe (Reply #11)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 07:33 PM

19. Interesting!

Thanks, Uncle Joe.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 11:55 AM

12. Har har. ''Wealth Management.''

Doing the work of the overlords, UBS proves it's buy-partisanship, loving both Phil Gramm and Bill Clinton.

Since the repeal of Glass-Steagal, they've specialized in all kinds of Wealth Management:

http://financialservicesinc.ubs.com/revitalizingamerica/SenatorPhilGramm.html

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 02:18 PM

13. Bernie would never nominate toxic waste like that

for any position. I think Hillary would.

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Response to CharlotteVale (Reply #13)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 02:25 PM

15. In a nanosecond.

 

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Response to CharlotteVale (Reply #13)

Sun Sep 6, 2015, 10:20 AM

27. One of the main reasons we need to work hard

To avoid Hillary getting into the White House.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 02:25 PM

14. Those fuckers need a shave

 

from the National Razor. The sooner the better.



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Response to hifiguy (Reply #14)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 09:04 PM

21. Just a little off the top

 

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Response to hifiguy (Reply #14)

Sun Sep 6, 2015, 09:51 AM

25. +1000

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 5, 2015, 09:04 PM

20. You know the old saying "close only counts with hand grenades"

 

that picture makes me wish I could test that theory and get away with it. Okay, maybe not, but I do hate those fuckers.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Sep 6, 2015, 09:42 AM

22. Speaking at the disgraced ex-con Michael Milken's

 

Milken Institute, lol. Am I the only one who noticed that?

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